Even in the most ideal situation, it is not easy to achieve personal and professional goals. Yet, there are a few select people, who are able to conquer their fears, overcome obstacles and inspire others. Vanessa Valentin is one of those special people.
Born in Jayuya, Puerto Rico, Vanessa was at the impressionable age of thirteen when she moved with her mother and two brothers to New Jersey. Her mother, a seamstress, was a woman of values with a strong work ethic. She supported her children and instilled structure, commitment and discipline into their lives. Times were extremely difficult. It… Continue reading →
Rony was born on March 27, 1987 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. As a Dominican descendent, he was raised by his grandparents who inculcated him the values that impelled further on his dedication to continue his education and love for arts and sports.
He carries in his blood the passion, the charisma and the flavor of what identifies him as a Latino. He grew up inside of a hostile environment, but always had in his mind and heart that someday he would make something positive to change his life and his surroundings. While in Elementary School, he joined his first… Continue reading →
Ana Delgado-Roth “Anita” personifies high energy and excitement.
Anita has always been passionate about dancing in all its forms. She started dancing at the age of 5 in her hometown, Guanare, Venezuela. Her main dance training was in “Danza Nacionalista”, which combines the Venezuelan folk dances with ballet and modern dance techniques. Anita participated in numerous national and international dance festivals where she enriched her knowledge and experience of international culture, dances and rhythms.
Later on, she moved to Orlando, and tried different types of fitness classes until she found Zumba® with Vanessa Valentin and absolutely fell in love with… Continue reading →
Denise, born in the Philippines and raised in South Florida, fell in love with the art of performance at the age of 10. At that time, she started studying numerous styles of dance including classical ballet, jazz, tap, modern, contemporary, lyrical and hip-hop.
After almost 10 years on national-competing dance teams and extensive dance training, Denise thought it was time to hang up her pointe shoes and make dance a mere hobby, only taking a few classes on occasion.
While looking for new ways to stay fit, she found Zumba® and her dance bug quickly came back
Jose G Navarro is a Zumba® Fitness Instructor originally from Venezuela, licensed to teach Zumba® B1,B2, AquaZumba, Zumbatomic, Zumba® Toning, Zumba® Pro Skills and Zumba® Sentao.
He has been a member of the Zumba® Instructor Network since 2008 and has been featured on the ZIN Volume 28 Instructional DVD. His well-developed dancing and teaching skills have helped him excel in many of the master classes, fundraisers and private parties, in which he has participated as a Zumba® Instructor.
His passion for dance and fitness has changed his life and his goal is to pass his teaching onto others. He has… Continue reading →
Tiffany’s first love in life is Dance. Her dance career started in high school through the school’s dance team and company. Through these she was trained in Jazz, Middle-Eastern, ballet and hip-hop. It wasn’t until she continued on at the University of Florida (UF) that she was able to experience other cultural styles.
She auditioned and made prestigious dance groups such as Danza, Sabor Latino and the UF dance team: the Dazzlers. Through these phenomenal organizations, her love for performing grew bigger and bigger as she built a repertoire of appearances.
Hi, I’m Albert Vanegas and I love teaching Zumba classes. The reason is simple: Every class feels like a party! Come join me and you’ll see what I mean. You don’t even have to know how to dance. Just move your body and follow my lead. It’s easy! Come try it, I guarantee you will have a blast! I look forward to meeting you.
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